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Faculty Scholarship

Browse the titles below to review current scholarship produced by your faculty! The articles and books listed below were published within the past year. For additional faculty scholarship, please visit the faculty profiles in our directory >>

Joaquin Alberto Barrios, Ph.D., D.P.T.

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Barrios, J.A., Butler, R.J., Crenshaw, J.R., Royer, T.D., & Davis, I.S. (2012). Mechanical Effectiveness of Lateral Foot Wedging in Medial Knee Osteoarthritis After 1 Year of Wear. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 1-6. Read (pdf) >>

Butler, R.J., Barrios, J.A., Royer, T., & Davis, I.S. (August 2011). Frontal-Plane Gait Mechanics in People with Medial Knee Osteoarthritis Are Different from Those in People with Lateral Knee Osteoarthritis. Physical Therapy Journal, 91(8):1-9. View journal >>

C. Jayne Brahler, Ph.D.

Office of the Dean, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Brahler, C.J., Donahoe-Fillmore, B.,  Mrowzinski, S., Aebker, S., Kreill, M. (2012) Numerous Test Items in the Complete and Short Forms of the BOT-2 Do Not Contribute Substantially to Motor Performance Assessments in Typically Developing Children 6–10 Years of Age. WJOT Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools, & Early Intervention, Volume 5, Issue 1, 2012. Read >>

Merriman, H.L., Brahler, C.J., & Jackson, K. (2011). Systematically Controlling for the Influence of Age, Sex, Hertz and Time Post-Whole-Body Vibration Exposure on Four Measures of Physical Performance in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Randomized Cross-Over Study. Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research, 2011:747094. Epub 2011 Sep 29. Read >>

Betsy K. Donahoe-Fillmore, Ph.D.

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Fisher, M.I., Donahoe-Fillmore, B., Leach, L., O'Malley, C., Paeplow, C., & Merriman, H. (2014). Effects of Yoga on Arm Volume among Women with Breast Cancer Related Lymphedema: A Pilot Study. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, (2014), doi: 10.1016/j.jbmt.2014.02.006. View article >>

Mary Insana Fisher, Ph.D.

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Fisher, M.I., Donahoe-Fillmore, B., Leach, L., O'Malley, C., Paeplow, C., & Merriman, H. (2014). Effects of Yoga on Arm Volume among Women with Breast Cancer Related Lymphedema: A Pilot Study. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, (2014), doi: 10.1016/j.jbmt.2014.02.006. View article >>

Fisher, M.I., and Levangie, P.K. (2013). Oncology Section Task Force on Breast Cancer Outcomes: Scapular Assessment. Rehabilitation Oncology, 30(4):11-18. View journal >>

Levangie, P.K., and Fisher, M.I. (2013). Oncology Section Task Force on Breast Cancer Outcomes: An Introduction to the EDGE Task Force and Clinical Measures of Upper Extremity Function. Rehabilitation Oncology, 30(4):6-10. View journal >>

Sean Gallivan

Doctor of Physical Therapy ProgramBuccieri, K.M., Rodriguez, J., Smith, S.S., Robinson, R., Gallivan, S.P., & Frost, J.S. (2012). Director of Clinical Education Performance Assessment Surveys: A 360-Degree Assessment of the Unique Roles and Responsibilities of This Position in Physical Therapy Education. Journal of Physical Therapy Education, 26(3):13-24. View journal >>

Kurt Jackson, Ph.D.

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Jackson, K.J. (2013). Multiple Sclerosis. In ACSM’s Guide to Exercise Testing and Prescription (9thEd). Philadelphia: Lippincot Williams & Wilkins. View book >>

Jackson, K.J., K. Edginton-Bigelow, C. Bowsheir, M. Weston, & E. Grant. (In press). Feasibility and effects of group kickboxing program for individuals with multiple sclerosis: A pilot report. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies. View abstract >>

Jackson K., Edginton-Bigelow K., Cooper C., & Merriman, H. (2012). A group kickboxing program for balance, mobility, and quality of life in individuals with multiple sclerosis: a pilot study. J Neuro Phys Ther. 36:131-137. View journal and download (pdf) >>

Merriman, H.L., Brahler, C.J., & Jackson, K. (2011). Systematically Controlling for the Influence of Age, Sex, Hertz and Time Post-Whole-Body Vibration Exposure on Four Measures of Physical Performance in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Randomized Cross-Over Study. Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research, 2011:747094. Epub 2011 Sep 29. Read >>

Harold L. Merriman, Ph.D.

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Fisher, M.I., Donahoe-Fillmore, B., Leach, L., O'Malley, C., Paeplow, C., & Merriman, H. (2014). Effects of Yoga on Arm Volume among Women with Breast Cancer Related Lymphedema: A Pilot Study. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, (2014), doi: 10.1016/j.jbmt.2014.02.006. View article >>

Merriman H. (2012). Is whole-body vibration an effective and safe treatment choice for older adults? (continuing education PT 44). Today in PT. 6(9):30-35. 

Jackson K., Edginton-Bigelow K., Cooper C., & Merriman, H. (2012). A group kickboxing program for balance, mobility, and quality of life in individuals with multiple sclerosis: a pilot study. J Neuro Phys Ther. 36:131-137. View journal and download (pdf) >>

Merriman H.L., Brahler C.J., & Jackson K. (2011). Systematically controlling for the influence of age, sex, hertz and time post-whole-body vibration exposure on four measures of physical performance in community-dwelling older adults: a randomized cross-over study. Curr Gerontol Geriatr Res. 2011:747094. Epub 2011 Sep 29. Read >>

Merriman H. (2011). Lymphedema presents therapeutic challenges. Lower Extremity Rev. 3:57-61. (Note that this manuscript was editor invited.) Read >>